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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 09.06 GMT
China affirms fullest cooperation to new Sri Lankan Govt's initiatives


While commending the process undertaken by the new government in Sri Lanka, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang reiterated his and his government's fullest cooperation towards it.

The Chinese Premier said his government's decisions did not depend on individuals but on correct policies which are important national economies.

Prime Minister Keqiang made these comments during a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday.

President Sirisena said it is the hope of the Sri Lankan government to see the age-old bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and China to further strengthen.

The assistance extended to Sri Lanka by China to defeat terrorism is enormous and it made the relations between the two countries a more friendly and a honourable one.

The country has come forward during the past three months President Sirisena pointed out and said he intends to carry forward the country in a corruption free and a more transparent manner.

Sri Lanka expects further assistance from the Chinese government and its investors for the national development the President said adding that his government is ready to further enhance relations with China.

The Asian regions should also be economically, politically and socially powerful and effective like the European Union President pointed out while emphasizing the importance of having a proper development plan in the region.

Two leaders also discussed about the importance of working together to eradicate poverty in the Asian region.

They also discussed in length on the need to have a pragmatic economic and investment plan among South Asian countries.





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